Old Dog, New Tricks

Paperback

A compelling story about multicultural society and the importance of lending a helping hand. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

When the Singh family move into a new house, their neighbour Mick is far from welcoming. He's mean to everyone and his racist beliefs make living next door to him hard for the Singhs. But Harvey is convinced that Mick just needs help and that he's the one to do it – he just needs to work out how! A charming and heart-warming story about the importance of family and friends. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-347-8

Interest age

13+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

15-01-2014

Format

Paperback

Pages

88 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Bali Rai

Bali Rai was born in Leicester where he grew up in a multicultural community dreaming of playing football for Liverpool FC, being Bob Marley or becoming a writer. He writes the books he would have enjoyed as a teenager and his book Rani and Sukh is a set-text for GCSE English. His novel, Killing Honour, won the North East Teenage Book Award, and was described as “utterly compelling” by The Bookseller.

Product Description

A compelling story about multicultural society and the importance of lending a helping hand. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

When the Singh family move into a new house, their neighbour Mick is far from welcoming. He's mean to everyone and his racist beliefs make living next door to him hard for the Singhs. But Harvey is convinced that Mick just needs help and that he's the one to do it – he just needs to work out how! A charming and heart-warming story about the importance of family and friends. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

ISBN

978-1-78112-347-8

Interest age

13+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

15-01-2014

Format

Paperback

Pages

88 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

A compelling story about multicultural society and the importance of lending a helping hand. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

When the Singh family move into a new house, their neighbour Mick is far from welcoming. He's mean to everyone and his racist beliefs make living next door to him hard for the Singhs. But Harvey is convinced that Mick just needs help and that he's the one to do it – he just needs to work out how! A charming and heart-warming story about the importance of family and friends. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

Author

Bali Rai

Bali Rai was born in Leicester where he grew up in a multicultural community dreaming of playing football for Liverpool FC, being Bob Marley or becoming a writer. He writes the books he would have enjoyed as a teenager and his book Rani and Sukh is a set-text for GCSE English. His novel, Killing Honour, won the North East Teenage Book Award, and was described as “utterly compelling” by The Bookseller.